Chicago State University

Chicago, IL

Chicago State University

Chicago, IL

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
0
24-29
7%
18-23
57%
12-17
34%
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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

137%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

29%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,653
Declined 3,864
Total Received 5,517
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Public

2,027

undergraduate students

3,184

graduate students

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School Facts

Chicago State University, founded in 1867, is a public, liberal arts university. Its 161-acre campus is located in a residential neighborhood on Chicago's South Side.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,211
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational

161-acre campus in Chicago (population: 2,695,598). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Chicago Midway

Chicago State University
9501 South King Drive
Chicago, IL
60628

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
0
24-29
7%
18-23
57%
12-17
34%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.03

Very Selective

29%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,653
Declined 3,864
Total Received 5,517

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 23
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

soccer

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
African-American/Black Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Geography
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
International/Global Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Radio and Television
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

5,211

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

39%

2,027
students

Female
137%
2,783

Male
56%
1,129

61%

3,184
students

Female
27%
850

Male
14%
449

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

63%

2,498
students

Female
71%
1,754

Male
29%
744

37%

1,414
students

Female
73%
1,029

Male
27%
385

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 53%
Student 4 year graduation rate 2%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 7%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
73%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
2%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

510

Transfer students enrolled

10%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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